Here you can find all kinds of headwear for the NVA uniforms and other armed bodies of the GDR, such as Hats and Field-Caps. 13 Jul 1948-11 Oct 1949: Controlled by the DVdI, 12 Oct 1949–1952: Controlled by the MdI, 17 June 1953 – 1955: Controlled by the MdI, 1 Mar 1957-14 Sep 1961: Controlled by the MdI. 3), Signals Equipment Repair Shop 27 (Nachrichtenwerkstatt 27 (NW-27)) – Erfurt (Christian-Kittel-Str. Border Company (5. Grenzkompanie/GR-9 (7. A 2017 study by the Free University of Berlin recorded 24 border guards being killed: nine were shot by people fleeing East Germany, eight in "friendly fire" incidents, three by civilians, three by US patrols and one by a West German border guard[6]. Sie gehörte zur Volksmarine und ihre Angehörigen trugen die Uniform der Marine. Brand New. Grenzkompanie/GR-9 (6. To increase their capability to search for persons attempting to flee the GDR, most units had German Shepherd dogs. to a sort of weekly market in Munich which was situated in the former airport Buy It Now. The Grenzregiment 25 "Neithardt von Gneisenau" was disbanded in August 1983 and its units dispersed among the other border regiments of the command. ), 3. For that reason the 6th Border Brigade Coast "Fiete Schulze" (6. Denn die Grenzbrigade Küste ist in bester Kondition. GB/GR-9), Battalion Command (Führung II./GR-9 (Fü II./GR-9) – Straufhein-Eishausen (Heldburger Str. Die 6.Grenzbrigade Küste (GBrK oder GBK) war ein militärischer Verband der Grenztruppen der Deutschen Demokratischen Republik.Ursprünglich aus der Grenzpolizei des Landes Mecklenburg hervorgegangen, wurde sie am 1. Border Battalion (III. Inhoud . Border Company (3. [2] The border was abandoned and the Grenztruppen were officially abolished on 1 July 1990;[3] all but 2,000 of them were dismissed or transferred to other jobs. (, Road Border Crossing Point HEINRICH-HEINE-STR. Die Volksmarine wurde hier ebenfalls unterstützend tätig. From then on my passion for the East German militaria and everything Grenzkompanie/GR-9 (11. VEB Bekleidungshandel e.K. – mussten gemeldet werden. Pre-Owned. You Might Like . Grenzbrigade Küste, die de zeegrens op de Oostzee controleerden. Alles was es da neu zu entdecken gab an der Grenze zwischen Blöcken, wurde erst später, in den jeweiligen Kommandos, von höheren Chargen zusammen gefasst, … The border guards' numbers were rapidly reduced. GK/GR-9) – Mendhausen (Hauptstr. / GAR-11)), 4. GK/GR-9) – Bad Colberg-Heldburg (Am Hellinger Grund), 6. This thread was triggered by the incredible DDR uniforms SARGE had posted during the last days. Training Company (1. (, Road Border Crossing Point OBERBAUMBRÜCKE (, Water Border Crossing Point MARSCHALLBRÜCKE (, Road Border Crossing Point SONNENALLEE with Security Platoon (, Water Border Crossing Point BRITZER ZWEIGKANAL (, Water Border Crossing Point JUNGFERNSEE (, Water Border Crossing Point BABELSBERGER ENGE (, Railroad Border Crossing Point GRIEBNITZSEE (, (Grenzübergangsstelle Straße GLIENICKER BRÜCKE (GÜSt-Str.)) Grenzkompanie/GR-9 (13. many people contact me for information or explanations about a piece of I may have multiples of these which may be in worn, used or in as new condition. 2), Border Troops Field Replacement Battalion 27 (Grenzersatzbataillon 27 (GEB-27)) – active in wartime only, Battalion Command (Führung I./GR-9 (Fü I./GR-9) – Römhild (Am Großen Gleichberg), Support Company (Kompanie Sicherstellung/I./GR-9 (KSs/I./GR-9), 1. "GRENZBRIGADE KÜSTE" B.Nr. GK/GR-9) (4 SPG-9, 3 AGS-17) – Veilsdorf (Hetschbacher Str. 172460 € 19,95: Mützenband Aufschrift "VOLKSPOLIZEI-SEE" B.Nr. GK/GR-9) (6 SPG-9, 3 AGS-17) – Bad Colberg-Heldburg (Am Hellinger Grund), 13. The organizational structure of the GKS was similar to that of the GKN, with six frontier troops regiments, two training regiments, a helicopter flight and some smaller support units. Grenzbataillon / GR-10 (III. Border Company (10. Ausbildungskompanie / GAR-11 (5. Border Company (7. Training Company (7. They had the same complement of combat support and combat service support units, but the border guards were organized in companies directly subordinated to the regiments. Der Urlaubsgast und der Tourist , und der die Badenixen küsst, Gilt manches auch für sie! Many more were wounded. Please specify the number you require when placing your order. Available for as long as stocks last. 1). Border Company (13. 39), 4. Grenzkompanie/GR-9 (12. Forces directly subordinated to the Command: Command Post of the Border Troops Mittenwalde-Motzen (, Command Post of the Border Troops Heidesee-Prieros (, Computing, Accounting and Information Group 16 (, Training Institutions and Field Replacement Forces (, Munitionslager US-VI (ML/US-VI) – Perleberg, 25th Computing, Accounting and Information Group (, Road Border Crossing Point with Security Platoon (, Highway Border Crossing Point with Security Platoon (, Railroad Border Crossing Point with Security Platoon (, Water Border Crossing Point with Security Platoon (, 23rd Engineer and Signals Equipment Storage (, Highway Border Crossing Point with Security Company (, Railroad Border Crossing Point with Security Company (, Computing, Accounting and Information Group 27 (, Automobile Repair Shop 27 (Kfz-Werkstatt 27 (KfzW-27)) – Erfurt (Kranichfelder Str. Join the community to add your comment. Uniform Nachlass DDR Schirmmütze Gr. Top Rated Seller. I went to Berlin of course I went to the Brandenburger Tor where I've been The initial 3,000 recruits of the Grenzpolizei were organized and trained from Volkspolizei resources, and by April 1948 numbered 10,000 personnel before rising to 18,000 in 1950. Links, Berlin, 2006, entry Weinhold, Werner S. 1070. Ulrich Steinhauer († 4 November 1980; a postal officer from his post deserter killed with a shot in the back. Ausbildungskompanie / GAR-11 (7. In english is it like a brigade of misssile ships (corvettes) of the 6th fleet. peak cap of the East German Army (NVA- Nationale Volksarmee). ... NVA Mützenband Grenzbrigade Küste . more in detail about this faboulous Army and its uniforms. Units of the Grenzkommando Mitte were mechanised, with PSzH-IV and FUG armoured vehicles. A Bordercrossing Security Regiment (the GÜST Sicherungsregiment SiR-26 "Walter Husemann") was disbanded in 1985 and its forces dispersed among the border regiments, as the centralized location made the deployment of security details through the city to the various border crossings around West Berlin difficult. An Land sicherte die 6. The four Grenzausbildungsregimenten were consolidated into two Grenzausbildungszentren: The two training centers reported directly to the national headquarters, along with the training schools for Grenztruppen officers, officer candidates and NCOs. It consisted of six battalion-sized units called Border Subsections (Grenzunterabschnitt). Grenzbataillon/GR-9 (II. Details Published: 14 January 2011 14 January 2011 Last Updated: 07 April 2012 07 April 2012 Erst nachts wenn alle schlafen geh'n, Matrosen vor der Brandung steh'n. Alex. GB/GR-9), Battalion Command (Führung III./GR-9 (Fü III./GR-9) – Meiningen (Drachenberg), 10. Grenzbrigade Küste. This page was last edited on 24 November 2020, at 14:55. AU $163.10. Grenzbrigade Küste (6th Border Brigade Coastal) in Rostock; There were also additional units that supported Volksmarine operations ranging from torpedo maintenance companies to engineer battalions, coastal defense batteries and scientific research facilities. militaria. Grenzkompanie/GR-9 (4. As many others I was bitten by the DDR-collecting-bug in 1990 after German unification. The Grenztruppen became the fourth service branch of the National People's Army (NVA), the armed forces of the GDR, until 1973 when they were separated and became directly subordinate to the MfNV. Jörgen Schmidtchen († 18 April 1962; army deserter shot dead by two cadets from the flak school at Stahnsdorf, Siegfried Widera († 8 September 1963; killed by refugees on August 23, 1963), unknown Volkspolizei member († 15 September 1964), Klaus-Peter Seidel, and Jürgen Lange (both † 19 December 1975; both shot dead by deserting army soldier. Grenztruppen with a German Shepherd service dog. / GAR-11)), Signals Company 26 (Nachrichtenkompanie 26 (NK-26)) (7, Nuclear, Chemical and Biological Defence Company 26 (, Training Establishment for Service Dogs (, Computing, Accounting and Information Group 26 (, Automobile and Armoured Vehicles Repair Shop 26 (, Border Troops Field Replacement Battalion 26 (, Border Crossing Point with Security Company (, Border Crossing Point with Security Platoon (, Road Border Crossing Point CHAUSSEESTR. ), 7. GK/GR-9) – Straufhain-Streufdorf (Simmershäuser Str. The offender managed to escape, he was convicted in West Berlin in 1981 for manslaughter in a youth custody of 6 years. Hans-Hermann Hertle: The Berlin Wall – Monument of the Cold War. ), 8. Undoubtedly the most controversial aspect surrounding the Grenztruppen der DDR concerns those who were killed or wounded while attempting to flee East Germany into the West. General Secretary of the Socialist Unity Party, Soviet Military Administration in Germany, Land Forces of the National People's Army, Fortifications of the inner German border, Escape attempts and victims of the inner German border, "Die Nationale Volksarmee und die Grenztruppen der Deutschen Demokratischen Republik Ende 1988", "Germany and the German Democratic Republic – Truth and justice", "Germany charts 327 Cold War border deaths", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Border_Troops_of_the_German_Democratic_Republic&oldid=990446793, Articles needing cleanup from January 2011, Articles with unsourced statements from July 2016, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. The Berlin Public Prosecution Department estimates that about 270 'proven' deaths on the border were due to acts of violence by GDR border security guards, including deaths caused by mines and automatic firing devices. GK/GR-9) – Bad Colberg-Heldburg-Holzhausen (Heldburger Str. The Grenzbrigade Küste or Coastal Border Patrol maintained a force of about 2,750 sailors, out of the Volksmarine's total force complement of 16,300 personnel. Grenzkompanie/GR-9 (9. GK/GR-9) – Gomptershausen (Westhäuser Str. 51), Staff Company 15 (Stabskompanie 15 (SK-15)), Signals Company 15 (Nachrichtenkompanie 15 (NK-15)), III. 57 NVA GST MfS Grenzbrigade Küste. Border Company (9. Der komplette Schiffsverkehr wurde so überwacht. For other uses, see, Border Brigade to the Czechoslovak People's Republic, Border Brigade to the Polish People's Republic, Refugee shootings along the Berlin Wall and the inner German border, Border Troops of the German Democratic Republic. In the place of the previous command structure, six border district commands (Grenzbezirkskommandos), 16 border county commands (Grenzkreiskommandos) and two border training centers (Grenzausbildungszentren) were created. Hans-Hermann Hertle, Konrad Jarausch and Christoph Kleßmann: Fall of the Berlin Wall and. Training Company (2. ), 12. Ausbildungskompanie / GAR-11 (8. Command of the Border Command North (Führung Grenzkommando Nord (Fü GKN)) – Stendal (Gardelegener Str.). Its personnel wore standard Navy uniforms, with unit-distinctive insignia. I bought 1973 – 1990: Controlled directly by the MfNV. The Soviet Zone was formed into the German Democratic Republic (GDR or East Germany) in October 1949 and led by the Socialist Unity Party of Germany (SED) under Soviet influence. know what it was as I bought it because I found it interesting. ), Support Company (Kompanie Sicherstellung/II./GR-9 (KSs/II./GR-9), 5. Training for noncommissioned officers was held at the Unteroffiziersschule der Grenztruppen der DDR "Egon Schultz“ in Perleberg. uns're Grenzerkompanie! The very first thing I bought was a sleeve patch of the Abschnittsbevollmächtiger / GAR-11)), 5. Top Rated Seller. Although they wore Grenztruppen uniforms, the members of the PKE were in fact members of the 6th Main Department (Hauptabteilung VI) of the Stasi. Raketenschiffsbrigade der 6. Border Troop regiments were trained similar to regular infantry, but were much more lightly equipped than comparable NVA infantry formations, with the heaviest weapon being the RPG-7 grenade launcher. Links, Berlin 2002, S. 299. Den die Grenzbrigade Küste ist in bester Kondition! Grenzbrigade Küste Fiete Schulze was subordinated operationally to the Volksmarine from 1 November 1961-31 March 1990; however, it remained administratively a component of the Kommando der Grenztruppen. August e.V.) Die Seegrenze der DDR wurde von der Grenzbrigade Küste geschützt. (, Road Border Crossing Point FRIEDRICHSTR/ZIMMERSTR. C $53.19. / GAR-11)), 8. 172430 € 29,95: Mützenband Aufschrift "VOLKSMARINE" B.Nr. Even today, the topic of the "shoot-to-kill order" (Schießbefehl) is quite sensitive in Germany, East and West. The 6th Border Brigade Coast consisted of twelve marine battalions and several boat battalions and companies to guard the GDR's relatively small coastline along the Baltic Sea. Please specify the number you require when placing your order. Ständer für den Tischwimpel aus der Dienststelle in Stralsund, Größe ca. While wearing standard NVA uniforms, the Grenztruppen had their own dark green arm-of-service colour, and their service and dress uniforms bore a green cuff title with white lettering "Grenztruppen der DDR" on the left arm. Denn die Grenzbrigade Küste ist in bester Kondition. Price is for 1-off pair without buttons or strings for attaching to the uniform. Border Company (6. For some uniforms I'm missing some little pieces Border Troops Command (Kommando Grenztruppen (Kdo GT)) – Bestensee-Pätz, Border Troops Staff (Stab der Grenztruppen (Kdo GT)) – Bestensee-Pätz. Here I bought  which are really complete. It is competitive, the coaches are talented, and the players are well taken care of. The following year I bought an Officer's ... German Germany Military Officer Uniform Visor Hat Peaked Cap NVA 59 army. The headquarters of the Grenztruppen der DDR was located at Bestensee-Pätz (a small village southeast of Berlin in the present-day state of Brandenburg), near Königs Wusterhausen. Below I showed up some uniforms I have 10x NVA Tasse braun REPRO Kaffeetasse Becher DDR MDI KVP VP GST ZV KG. GK/GR-9) (6 SPG-9, 3 AGS-17) – Milz-Hindfeld (Alte Römhilder Str. However, the Central Assessment Group for Governmental and Organized Crimes (German: ZERV [de]), which existed from 1991 to 2000 as a branch of the Berlin Police, registered 421 suspected cases of killings by armed GDR border guards.[5]. EAST GERMAN NVA NAVY CAP HAT BAND GRENZBRIGADE KÜSTE . Auffälligkeiten – Besucher mit Booten z.B. Ausbildungskompanie / GAR-11 (1. Sep 1961 -1973: Controlled by the NVA, the Grenzpolizei were reorganized as the Kommando der Grenztruppen (KdoGT) der NVA and were moved from the GDR MdI to the GDR Ministry of National Defence (MfNV). Feb 10, 2016. Grenzkompanie/GR-9 (8. I was fascinated by the mass and the variety of East German uniforms and … world together with my brother, in 1994 I began collecting East German(DDR) of Riem (which is no more there as it was in those days). From 1 April 1990-30 September 1990, the Chef der Grenztruppen retained exclusive control of the brigade. Mir ist nur bis heute nicht klar, warum um diese Fotografen in Uniform, solch ein Gewese gemacht wird. The Main Administration Sea Police (Hauptverwaltung Seepolizei (HVS)) was an East German maritime organization established with support of the Soviet Navy on June 16, 1950. The Bundeswehr gave the remaining border guards and other ex-NVA soldiers the task of clearing the border fortifications, which was only completed in 1994. It was an armed organization of the East German Ministry of the Interior designed to protect the German Democratic Republic’s (GDR) maritime border and coastal areas. told there was a lot of interesting things to buy and see. Grenzbataillon/GR-9 (III. At Perleberg during the 1980s there was a special training unit for female cadets. Already a deviant? Reply. Grenzkompanie/GR-9 (3. AU $65.23. . ), 9. Besides collecting peak caps from all over the GK/GR-9) – Ummerstadt (Erlebacher Str. The Grenztruppen were the primary force guarding the Berlin Wall and the Inner German border, the GDR's international borders between West Berlin and West Germany respectively. GK/GR-9) (6 SPG-9, 3 AGS-17) – Rhönblick-Hermannsfeld (Fasanerie), 11. I may have multiples of these which may be in worn, used or in as new condition. Today Konvolut Medaille Orden Abzeichen Uniform DDR Zollverwaltung ASV MdI MfS FDJ KVP. The Border Brigade to the Czechoslovak People's Republic "Walter Breit" (Grenzbrigade zur CSSR "Walter Breit" (GBr CSSR)) with headquarters at Pirna was responsible for the security of the border with Czechoslovakia. The first three deaths occurred at the time of the Soviet occupation zone, after the founding of the German Democratic Republic in October 1949 until its end of 1990 were a further 26 border policemen and border soldiers were killed. The Grenzkommando Nord (GKN) (Border Command North), with headquarters at Stendal (in the present-day state of Saxony-Anhalt) was responsible for the northern sector of the East German border. The West Coast League is great for player development. uniform by Unter-offizier. . East German militaria they have but are not able to classify. I  By December 1945, within six months of the end of the Second World War, each of the five states in the Soviet Zone of Occupation had new police forces in clear violation of the Yalta and Potsdam agreements[citation needed]. It’s everything you want from a collegiate summer league. Various sizes are available. my first complete NVA uniform with the shoulderboards of an ensign 3rd 174791D € 29,95 Roduktion in Vorbereitung: Mützenband Aufschrift "VOLKSPOLIZEI" B.Nr. 29 Grenztruppen died in the line of duty. which is related to East Germany(DDR) began and is now inflexible. laut Spezialkatalog Walther Band II , Nr. GK/GR-9) – Eisfeld-Steudach (Coburger Str. ... Den die Grenzbrigade Küste ist in bester Kondition! The 6. When the Grenzbrigade Küste der Grenzpolizei (GBK) (Coastal Border Brigade of the Border Police) was absorbed into the Volksmarine from the Grenztruppen der DDR in 1961, the 6th Border Brigade (Coast) consisting of fast torpedo boats and other rapid assault forces were stationed on the Bug peninsula of the island of Rügen. See more ideas about los angeles history, vintage los angeles, native american nations. alsmede van de voorganger, de Deutsche Grenzpolizei 1952 Richard Smolorz 1952-1955 Hermann Gartmann ... Als dekmantel droegen deze medewerkers echter het uniform van de Grenztruppen. ), II. Command of the Border Command South "Hermann Jahn" (Führung GKS "Hermann Jahn" (Fü GKS)) – Erfurt (Kranichfelder Str. Available for as long as stocks last. See more ideas about Soviet army, Warsaw pact, Soviet. Grenzkompanie/GR-9 (10. Ch. Training for Grenztruppen soldiers was provided by the four training regiments; after the reorganization of 30 November 1989 (see below), the four regiments were consolidated into two training centers. (, Road Border Crossing Point INVALIDENSTR. Grenzkompanie/GR-9 (1. Ausbildungskompanie / GAR-11 (3. 797 b Hinweise: yet. East german NVA officer's gebirgsjager tunic, jacket. GK/GR-9) – Grabfeld-Behrungen (Römhilder Str. The force belonged to the Ministry of National Defence (MfNV) from 1961, and was a service branch of the National People's Army until 1971 when it became directly subordinate to the MfNV. GB/GR-10)), 1. on 13 August 2004, 1065 persons were killed along the GDR's frontiers and coastline, including 37 Grenztruppen soldiers killed during escape attempts. People by tankbuster1. Training for dog handlers was conducted in Wilhelmshorst. The Grenztruppen's main role was preventing Republikflucht, the illegal migration from the GDR, and were controversially responsible for many deaths at the Berlin Wall. The Grenzkommando Süd (GKS) (Border Command South), with headquarters at Erfurt, guarded the southern border sector. Dec 14, 2017 - Explore Teresa's board "1940s" on Pinterest. Battalion Staff (Führung GB-3 (Fü GB-3)...... Graal-Müritz, Ribnitzer Str. In accordance with a June 1989 decision of the National Defence Council of the GDR, the Grenztruppen der DDR were extensively reorganized as of 30 November 1989. 11 86470 Thannhausen Phone: +49 8281 7990-977 Fax: +49 3222 4356-814 ☒ Contact us We ship with: NVA Clothing Sizes as the right cap cover, braces and so on. C $13.30. 6. The Border Troops of the German Democratic Republic (German: Grenztruppen der DDR) was the border guard of the German Democratic Republic (GDR) from 1946 to 1990.. grade (Stabsfähnrich) and some different caps. The Border Brigade to the Polish People's Republic „Hermann Gartmann“ (Grenzbrigade zur VR Polen „Hermann Gartmann“ (GBr VRP)) with headquarters at covered the Polish border. Border Company (2. From United States +C $18.62 shipping. Of these 29, 20 died on the inner German border, eight at the Berlin Wall, and one on the border with Czechoslovakia. "Grenztruppen" redirects here. Schulterstücke Grenzbrigade Küste. The same year I went The force belonged to the Ministry of National … The SED reorganized the Grenzpolizei along military lines, similar to the USSR Border Troops, and briefly transferred them from the Ministry of the Interior (Ministerium des Innern) to the Ministry of State Security (MfS or Stasi) from May 1952 to June 1953. Ch. Training Company (6. When the Grenzbrigade Küste der Grenzpolizei (GBK) (Coastal Border Brigade of the Border Police) was absorbed into the Volksmarine from the Grenztruppen der DDR in 1961, the 6th Border Brigade (Coast) consisting of fast torpedo boats and other rapid assault forces were stationed on the Bug peninsula of the island of Rügen. Beschreibung: Orden, Ehrenzeichen & Militaria - Europa / Old East German 2 Item´s / 1x Wimpel Grenzbrigade Küste (Border Patrol Marine) "Fiete Schulze" dazu 1x orig. / GAR-11)), 2. This continued until the 1980s when the rise of the Solidarity trade union in Poland saw the GDR considerably toughen the Grenztruppen's presence along their border. Samples of uniform material The Grenztruppen also had their sea and waterway patrols Grenzbrigade Küste - the buckle should however be gold coloured Armband worn by civilian helpers (internet photos) Grenzkompanie/GR-9 (2. The Border Troops of the German Democratic Republic (German: Grenztruppen der DDR) was the border guard of the German Democratic Republic (GDR) from 1946 to 1990. On 1 December 1946, the Deutsche Grenzpolizei (German Border Police) was organized by the Soviet Military Administration in Germany (Sowjetische Militäradministration in Deutschland, SMAD) as a paramilitary to defend the borders of the Soviet Zone. Border Company (4. / GAR-11)), 7. / GAR-11)), 3. Training Company (5. The Naval Command had an integral staff division, tasked with the command-and-control of the brigade. The Grenzbezirkskommandos reported to the national headquarters. It has the rank of maat and the Schützenschnur of the Grenztruppen der DDR; note the writing Grenzbrigade Küste instead of Volksmarine on the cap band and the green cufftitle typical of the Grenztruppen der DDR. Pre-Owned. several literature about the East German uniforms and regulations to know Border Company (12. It was put under Border Troops command to circumvent the restrictions for military forces in both parts of Berlin and was a source of constant tension between the GDR and its Soviet ally on one hand and West Germany and its western allies on the other. According to information released by the "Working Group 13th of August" (Arbeitsgemeinschaft 13. in my collection, of course they are not all because I put only those ones Mit Fernglas und MPi uns're Grenzerkompanie! Border Battalion (III. The Border Troops numbered approximately 47,000 personnel at its peak, consisting of volunteers and conscripts, the third-largest Warsaw Pact border guard after the Soviet Border Troops and Poland's Border Protection Troops. Border Battalion (II. In the final years of its existence the German Democratic Republic sought warming up of its relationship with the Federal Republic of Germany and as one of the signs of goodwill the regiment was transferred to the Land Forces of the National People's Army on November 1, 1985(becoming the Artillerieregiment-40) and directly subordinated to the Chief of Artillery and Rocket Forces. Grenztruppen officers and officer candidates were trained at the Offiziershochschule der Grenztruppen der DDR "Rosa Luxemburg" in Suhl (previously located in Plauen). Flottille". The Grenzkommando Mitte (GKM) (Border Command Center), with headquarters at Berlin-Karlshorst, manned the crossing points into West Berlin and guarded the entire border perimeter surrounding West Berlin. It was an armed organization of the East German Ministry of the Interior designed to protect the German Democratic Republic’s (GDR) maritime border and coastal areas. would like to thank my mother for all the support  she gave me and Ausbildungskompanie / GAR-11 (4. The firearms utilized were the Makarov PM as the standard sidearm, MPi-K Rifle (an East German copy of the AK-47), RPK and RPD to name the most utilized weapons by the Grenztruppen. Border Company (11. – Potsdam (Glienicker Brücke), (Grenzübergangsstelle Autobahn mit Sicherungskompanie (GÜSt AB mit SiK)) – Kleinmachnow (Dreilinden), Road Border Crossing Point with Security Company (, Highway Border Crossing Point (Grenzübergangsstelle Autobahn (GÜSt-AB)) – Nadrensee, Pomellen, Border Troops Computing, Accounting and Information Group 6 (, Security Company Border Crossing Point Mukran (. The GKM consisted of six frontier troops regiments, two training regiments and some smaller support units. Training Company (4. Meisterin (Feldwebel) der Grenzbrigade Küste, Field Service uniform (summer) This uniform was for an Officer Trainer at the Under-officer training school of the Grenztruppen at Perleberg. The Grenzpolizei were armed and organized like a police force, and were subordinate to the Main Administration of the Border Police and Alert Units of the German Administration of the Interior. The security of the Baltic coast was within the responsibilities of the Volksmarine. Price is for 1-off pair without buttons or strings for attaching to the uniform. für Stabsoberfähnriche ( 1979 – 88 ) aus nebeneinander liegenden Plattschnüren (dunkelblau / silberfarben) , mit 4 goldfarbenen Sternen , auf hellgrüner Tuchgewebeunterlage . It consisted of six battalion-sized units called Border Subsections (Grenzunterabschnitt). Included 8 patrol boat groups and land units for patrol of littoral regions. At least 29 border guards were killed in the line of duty, and many faced criminal charges after German Reunification. There I bought From 1973, service in the Grenztruppen became entirely voluntary, ending the use of involuntarily conscripts – only professional soldiers and voluntary conscripts could serve in its ranks. Jan 2, 2020 - Explore Nicholas Wurst's board "soviet army and Warsaw pact" on Pinterest. of the Transportpolizei, this was in 1992/3 and that time I didn't even